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Boy from the suburbs shortlisted for a Ned Kelly

Before It Breaks by Dave Warner was today shortlisted for a 2016 Ned Kelly Award for Best Fiction. Run by the Australian Crime Writers Association, the award is this country’s oldest and most prestigious prize honouring crime writing. This was the second year in a row that Fremantle Press books have made the shortlist.

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Alan Carter takes Cato Kwong to Europe

Crime writer Alan Carter was in Europe last month for a three-nation tour of France, Switzerland and Spain. He was promoting his novel Prime Cut, which has just been released in French and Spanish as Morceaux de Choix and Corte Perfecto respectively.

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Introducing a new crime novel

In this podcast author Ron Elliott reads from his new crime novel Burn Patterns. Ron says: 'In a nutshell my book is a crime novel about Iris Foster, the Fire Lady. She’s a forensic psychologist and her specialty is arsonists. So when a school gymnasium is blown up she is the one everyone turns to.

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Robert Drewe returns for Heritage Festival

Robert Drewe will be giving the keynote address at the City of Fremantle's 2016 Heritage Festival. In this special sunset launch of the Fremantle Heritage Festival, Robert will demonstrate how truth, myth and story can sometimes make for the best of histories.

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Fremantle Press at Perth Writers Festival 2016

The 2016 PIAF Perth Writers Festival is almost at our doorstep and we are counting down the days! Running on 18–21 February, the festival celebrates the world of literature and the creative talents of writers and artists. The program offers a smorgasbord of workshops, seminars, panel discussions, family activities and free events. The festival is also a wonderful opportunity for you to meet Fremantle Press authors, whose books will be available at the festival bookshop.

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